The United States Presidential Election of 1804 was the seventh U.S. presidential election and the first under the Twelth Amendment. In this election, President Thomas Jefferson faced Charles Cotesworth Pinckney.
Democratic-Republican party nomination
- Thomas Jefferson, President of the United State from Virginia
President Jefferson was re-nominated unopposed and New Governor George Clinton was nominated for VP over Kentucky Senator John Breckinridge.
|Presidential Ballot||1||Vice Presidential Ballot||1|
|Thomas Jefferson||108||George Clinton||61|
Federalist party nomination
- Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, former U.S. Secretary of State from South Carolina
The Federalist's had little hope of winning and nominated Pinckney. Former NY Senator Rufus King was nominated for VP.
Jefferson was very popular because of the Louisiana purchase and was re-elected in a landslide.
|Presidential candidate||Party||Home state||Popular vote||Electoral vote||Running mate||Running mate's home state||Running mate's electoral vote|
|Thomas Jefferson||Democratic-Republican||Virginia||112,753 (69.6%)||171||George Clinton||New York||171|
|Charles Cotesworth Pinckney||Federalist||South Carolina||49,167 (30.4%)||14||Rufus King||New York||14|